Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 897 1137 1105
Rank change year-on-year +240 -32 -60
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 277 61 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.034% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.87% 0.39% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 262 50 156
England median annual salary £34,000 £43,750 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.29% +14.38% +9.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,890 £24,813
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £34,150 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year -24.11% +17.65% +9.29%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14838 15612 15888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.76% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12288 12739 13020
England median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +80 77 £30,500 -21.29% 5
London +73 64 £36,250 +20.83% 2
South East +79 46 £33,500 +52.27% 4
North East +39 38 £25,750 -42.78% 3
Midlands +58 35 £37,500 -28.57% 2
South West +44 32 £31,250 -37.50% 2
East of England +22 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West +24 23 £37,500 +33.93% 1
West Midlands +35 22 £32,500 -48.00% 1
Yorkshire +35 16 £35,000 +40.00% 1
East Midlands +42 13 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 194 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 115 (41.52%) Windows
3 103 (37.18%) Active Directory
4 92 (33.21%) SQL
5 91 (32.85%) SQL Server
6 67 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
7 65 (23.47%) Windows Server
8 50 (18.05%) VMware
9 49 (17.69%) MS Exchange
10 42 (15.16%) ITIL
11 37 (13.36%) .NET
11 37 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (13.36%) SAN
12 36 (13.00%) C#
13 35 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (12.27%) DNS
14 34 (12.27%) Cisco
15 33 (11.91%) HTML
16 32 (11.55%) DHCP
17 31 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
18 29 (10.47%) Office 365
18 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (10.11%) HP
19 28 (10.11%) PowerShell
19 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 27 (9.75%) SharePoint
20 27 (9.75%) Firewall
20 27 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (9.39%) CSS

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.75%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.69%) IIS
4 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.89%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.08%) CMS
8 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.72%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.89%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.08%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.47%) Office 365
2 22 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.44%) IaaS
5 3 (1.08%) SaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.36%) SAN
2 34 (12.27%) DNS
3 32 (11.55%) DHCP
4 27 (9.75%) Firewall
5 18 (6.50%) VPN
6 14 (5.05%) NAS
6 14 (5.05%) WAN
7 13 (4.69%) LAN
8 12 (4.33%) SMTP
8 12 (4.33%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.97%) IPFIX
9 11 (3.97%) SNMP
10 10 (3.61%) Internet
10 10 (3.61%) VLAN
11 6 (2.17%) Network Security
11 6 (2.17%) Skype
11 6 (2.17%) VoIP
11 6 (2.17%) Wireless
12 4 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (32.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.25%) MySQL
8 9 (3.25%) Power BI
9 7 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.17%) QlikView
11 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.08%) MS Access
12 3 (1.08%) OLAP
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.08%) Toad
4 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) Grunt
4 2 (0.72%) gulp
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.72%) tSQLt
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.36%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.36%) ERwin
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (6.50%) Marketing
2 12 (4.33%) Finance
3 6 (2.17%) Retail
4 5 (1.81%) Law
5 3 (1.08%) Legal
5 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (19.49%) Analyst
2 38 (13.72%) Developer
3 26 (9.39%) IT Support
4 22 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (5.42%) Administrator
7 15 (5.42%) Service Analyst
7 15 (5.42%) Technical Support
8 14 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.05%) IT Technician
8 14 (5.05%) Support Technician
9 13 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.69%) Architect
9 13 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.33%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.33%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.36%) .NET
2 33 (11.91%) HTML
3 26 (9.39%) CSS
4 17 (6.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.05%) XML
6 12 (4.33%) HTML5
7 8 (2.89%) jQuery
7 8 (2.89%) Web Services
8 5 (1.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.44%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.08%) CSS3
10 3 (1.08%) React
10 3 (1.08%) Sass
10 3 (1.08%) WCF
10 3 (1.08%) WPF
11 2 (0.72%) Node.js
11 2 (0.72%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) HP Storage
4 9 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.17%) Social Media
7 6 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Animation
9 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.08%) User Experience
10 2 (0.72%) BYOD
10 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.52%) Windows
2 65 (23.47%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.14%) Linux
7 9 (3.25%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.81%) Unix
9 5 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.44%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.72%) Android
11 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.16%) ITIL
2 31 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.58%) Project Management
5 18 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (6.50%) Service Management
6 17 (6.14%) CRM
7 15 (5.42%) Change Management
8 13 (4.69%) Presales
9 12 (4.33%) Analytics
9 12 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.97%) ETL
10 11 (3.97%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.61%) MVC
11 10 (3.61%) Network Management
12 9 (3.25%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (3.25%) Marketing Automation
12 9 (3.25%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.21%) SQL
2 36 (13.00%) C#
3 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.11%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.25%) VB
6 9 (3.25%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.53%) VBA
8 5 (1.81%) PHP
8 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.08%) Python
11 2 (0.72%) ES6
11 2 (0.72%) Java
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Clipper
12 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.66%) Degree
3 17 (6.14%) MCSE
4 7 (2.53%) OCA
4 7 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.17%) CISSP
5 6 (2.17%) MCITP
6 5 (1.81%) A+ Certification
6 5 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.81%) MCSA
7 4 (1.44%) CEH
7 4 (1.44%) SANS
8 3 (1.08%) CCNA
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.72%) MCTS
10 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.97%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.81%) Docker
4 5 (1.81%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.44%) Snort
5 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.44%) vSphere
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.72%) vCloud
7 2 (0.72%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) XenServer
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (6.14%) SCOM
2 16 (5.78%) SCCM
3 6 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.44%) RSA enVision
5 3 (1.08%) WSUS
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Ansible
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) Salt
7 1 (0.36%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.36%) TADDM
Vendors
1 194 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.05%) VMware
3 34 (12.27%) Cisco
4 28 (10.11%) HP
5 15 (5.42%) Citrix
5 15 (5.42%) Oracle
6 10 (3.61%) Adobe
7 9 (3.25%) Tableau
8 8 (2.89%) Apple
8 8 (2.89%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 8 (2.89%) Veeam
9 7 (2.53%) SAP
10 6 (2.17%) Symantec
11 5 (1.81%) Google
11 5 (1.81%) Sophos
12 4 (1.44%) Brocade
12 4 (1.44%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.44%) Qualys
12 4 (1.44%) Sourcefire